…It’s human nature to try to demonstrate how much we know about a subject – to show we have a right to speak about it. Unfortunately, this does not necessarily lead to a clear message.
Clarity requires sacrificing information. How do you get clarity? A simple way is to get into the habit of asking yourself the following ‘question’ after explaining something: “The main point here is….”
Then lead with the main point only – and add detail if required or requested by the questioner.
By the way, it’s much more effective to practice this out loud, not just in your head. Say; “the main point is…” and finish the sentence OUT LOUD. This engages your brain more powerfully and builds the habit faster.